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Campus students play vital role in upholding alcohol policy

On Oct. 5, Councilmember Kate Harrison held a town hall meeting on a pressing topic: What can the city of Berkeley do to reduce troublesome drinking in Downtown Berkeley, which she defined as public drinking by homeless people and access to alcohol by underaged students from Berkeley High? I served
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Coming home (again) to Wheeler Hall

In a day and age that seems to hold the STEM fields in ever-growing esteem while valuing the humanities less and less, the walls and halls of this building stand out, having witnessed and been part of key moments in the campus’s history. Wheeler Hall and the wild journey it sent me on serve as physical reminders of why I do what I do as an English major.
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The left, right and in between: Words to know

UC Berkeley’s campus — the historical home of the Free Speech Movement — has become the local site of contentions currently sweeping the country, but as various groups and ideologies enter the community, it’s important to keep in mind the distinctions between various factions and their goals.
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New cafe Gadani opens in Downtown Berkeley

Berkeley residents can now enjoy a refreshing scoop of ice cream on a toasty egg puff waffle with the recent addition of Gadani, an earthy and simplistically designed café that officially opened its doors Saturday in Downtown Berkeley.
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BART opens new Downtown Berkeley station entrance

BART opened a new street-accessible entrance at its Downtown Berkeley Station on Monday morning. The entrance, located on the west side of Shattuck Ave. and Allston Way, allows for easier access to platforms and begins a larger series of station renovations.
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